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Move MN Coalition Pushes $750 Million Tax Package for Transportation

Matt Ball on February 20, 2014 - in Transportation

A large coalition of transportation, business and labor interests called Tuesday for a new 5 percent sales tax on fuel in Minnesota to help raise money for roads and transit projects. The group, which calls itself Move MN, laid out a $750-million-a-year spending plan at a legislative hearing. It includes two major sources of revenue: $360 million annually for roads from the 5 percent sales tax on wholesale fuel, and another $335 million for transit projects from a three-quarter-cent sales tax increase in the seven counties that make up the Twin Cities metropolitan area.” You can imagine the usual reaction from the usual suspects.

Read more in the Minnesota Post

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